MeToo takes off in South Korea, but justice harder to attain

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The #MeToo movement has taken off with surprising rapidity in South Korea, toppling male celebrities and a prominent politician in a country where men have long brushed off sexual misconduct allegations and continued with their careers. How far will it go? South Korea largely remains …

Highlights of what’s in, what’s out of vast spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sometimes the last train out of the station can’t carry everything. That’s the case with the $1.3 trillion spending measure Republican and Democratic bargainers unveiled late Wednesday and plan to push through Congress this week. The measure financing government agencies through September is likely the last must-pass …

Donald Trump targeting China with proposed trade tariffs

President Trump will crack down on what he calls China’s unfair trade practices and theft of U.S. intellectual property with a package of punitive actions Thursday that include up to $60 billion in tariffs on imports. The tariffs, which chiefly target information technology, consumer electronics and telecoms, follow through on …

The Latest: Teen activists invite Ducey to speak at march

PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on the student organizers of a gun reform march planned for Saturday in Phoenix (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The student activists behind this weekend’s planned Phoenix march for gun reform are continuing to call on Gov. Doug Ducey to meet with them, even offering …